Gary Saul Morson
Gary Saul Morson is an American literary critic and Slavist. He is particularly known for his scholarly work on the great Russian novelists Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky, as well as literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin. Morson is professor of the arts and humanities at Northwestern University. He chaired the department of Slavic languages and literatures at the University of Pennsylvania for many years prior to leaving for Illinois.